>> i pledge allegiance to the flag of the united states of america, and to the republic for which it stands, one nation under god, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. president chiu: we have the board meeting minutes from april 2, 2012. and from april 3. could i have a motion to approve those minutes? those meeting minutes are approved. >> i have no communications, mr. president. the first item of business is the policy discussion between the mayor and members of the board of supervisors representing the odd districts. the president will recognize the supervisors from districts 1, 3, 5, and nine. discussion now -- shall not exceed five minutes. president chiu: welcome back to the board. >> thank you very much, supervisors for inviting me back.